TSUNAMI HAZARD ANALYSIS, TSUNAMII HAZARD PLANNING, PROTECTION MEASURES, TSUNAMI EXERCISES AND PUBLIC EDUCATION

TSUNAMI HAZARD ANALYSIS, TSUNAMII HAZARD PLANNING, PROTECTION MEASURES, TSUNAMI EXERCISES AND PUBLIC EDUCATION George Pararas-Carayannis SUMMARY There is a need to evaluate the tsunami hazard in order to reduce or mitigate factors endangering public safety and property in coastal communities which have been historically impacted. The risk potential of tsunamis is of extensive interest to […]

REGIONAL EARLY TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEMS UTILIZING SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY

         REGIONAL EARLY TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEMS UTILIZING SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY George Pararas-Carayannis (Excerpts from a Paper Presented at the Pacific Congress on Marine Technology, April 24-27, 1984, Honolulu, Hawaii.) (NOTE: Although this paper was written many years ago, the concepts described on the need for regional tsunami (and other disaster) warning systems, still hold true today. Although […]

EL SISTEMA DE ALERTA DE TSUNAMI EN EL PACIFICO

EL SISTEMA DE ALERTA DE TSUNAMI EN EL PACIFICO Jorge (George) Pararas-CarayannisThis site was awarded a Times Pick  by the Los Angeles Times on 8/5/98    (Extractos de un artículo publicado en EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOES, vol. 18, No. 3, p. 122-130, 1986 NOTAS: Desde que este artículo fue escrito en 1986, un número de cambios han ocurrido. […]

L’incidence des tsunami sur la société

L’incidence des tsunami sur la société Par: Georges Pararas-Carayannis Exerpts: Impact: Science et Societe, Vol.32 (1982), no I pp. 77-85 (photos: archives de ITIC) C’est de 1480 av. J.-C. que date le premier témoignage des ravages (pertes en vies humaines et dégats matériels) causés par une de ces énormes vagues qu’on désigne du nom de […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Tsunami and the International Tsunami Warning System

Tsunami Frequently Asked Questions About Tsunami and the International Tsunami Warning System George Pararas-Carayannis(Excerpts from an educational information packet prepared, under contract, for UNESCO for the World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction Yokohama, Japan, 23-27 May 1994)Frequently Asked Questions About Tsunami and the International Tsunami Warning System Questions fréquemment posées au sujet de Tsunami et […]